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his midwest fire wall. he followed the wisconsin stop with an afternoon rally in columbus, ohio, a state both sides are fighting hard to win and where polls show the race is close. mr. obama plans to end the day in des moines iowa in the state that propelled him to victory in the democratic caucuses four years ago. >> we need you, suarez: vice president biden meanwhile held a pair of events in another key battle ground state: virginia. the campaign is headquartered in chicago where the president began his political career. obama national press secretary ben labolt said the main focus for the president's re-election team was getting supporters to the polls. >> we know this all comes down to turnout. we're focused on making sure that every piece of that operation is up and running at 4:00 a.m. on the east coast tomorrow morning. >> suarez: who is out there? is there an army of volunteers that didn't deploy? what are they doing? what are they looking for? >> they are and they're local. we're not talking about importing people into states where they haven't lived. that's the value o
state university in columbus, they initially only printed 3000 copies. now there are a couple hundred thousand i guess. but it caught on somewhere and it has done remarkably well. what does that say to you about the timing for a real conversation about her book, about your film, about the issue? >> the time is now. i would like to say that michelle alexander's success is due to the fact she is in my film. but i cannot because my film has just come out. [laughter] tavis: but it is fair to say that mitchell would be the first technologists. it is fair to say that her book has succeeded because a whole of the -- a whole lot of of of seven long distance runners on this issue. >> she brilliantly framed it in a book that leave no stone unturned in that argument and she does it from being a legal scholar and being an extraordinary activist and public thinker. i think there are contributors like michelle alexander and others, all of, brought into my film because i want to sort of make a definitive portrait right now of where we are in the overwhelming need to reform the drug war. if i made th
. and it was in 2004, i remember i was in columbus, ohio in 2004. and, you know, i guess i'd have to predict that the president will win it for the very reasons amy was saying. gwen: ooh, ooh. that's scary. you made a prediction. i've got it on tape. i can roll it back. i wonder if it plays into that demographic divide. is it the example of what we're talking about? >> well, it's actually different -- >> why? >> well, the white vote falls differently in the state of ohio than it does in other places. blue collar whites -- >> the auto bailout. >> the auto bailout, the fact that mitt romney opposed to auto bailout and also his characteristics as a very wealthy financial executive who has been pounded by democratic adds in a concentrated way, that sort of changed the chemistry of that state which the presidents have never won the presidency without winning. ohio will be the decisive state. if president obama wins florida, it moves the -- >> i could see florida being -- >> what i heard democrats talk about if they can hold ohio, hold wisconsin, paul ryan's home state, hold nevada, they could los
the president's base supporters-- young people, african americans in cleveland and columbus-- then you could see a much closer race at least in ohio than the public polls show. we should say because we haven't mentioned it yet, if that happens given the way they count protestants in the state -- provisional ballots and absentee ballots we may not know. >> that would be november 17. >> and we could have a situation where he wins the three southern states and colorado and ohio are laying out there. >> which means we have to be looking closely at virginia. virginia early tomorrow evening the polls will close and if virginia goes for romney we could be in for a very long night. >> i absolutely agree because in some ways bain and the auto bailout aside virginia is a tougher state for governor romney because it has lots of young people, lots of suburban voters who are on social issues, i think that's the one place where there are women's issues their agenda has worked well and hispanics and african americans so if governor romney wins that state it mean he is will be strong we are the northern virgini
)" >> brown: the president made three stops in the buckeye state, starting in hilliard, just outside columbus. >> in 2008, we were in the middle of two wars and the worst economic crisis since the great depression. and today, our businesses have created nearly five and a half million new jobs. and this morning, we learned that companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. ( applause ) >> brown: and the trend line seemed promising, as well. since july, the economy has added an average of 173,000 jobs per month, up from just 67,000 a month in the spring. at the same time, though, the unemployment rate ticked up a tenth of a point in october to 7.9% as more people began looking for work again. in west allis, wisconsin, the president's republican challenger, mitt romney, focused on that number, insisting again, "we can do better." >> he said he was going to lower the unemployment rate down to 5.2% right now, and today we learn it's actually 7.9%, and that's nine million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took of
'm going to bhi tcwang most is the area around columbus, franklin county. and it's not just for a selfishc purpose. i really think that is gng to be a county that could swing either way. we've seen that in congressional races and we've seen that in presidential races in the past. a ed at of folks havek loo southwest ohio where cincinnati is. it's expected president obama will l take cincinnati.wi i think franklin county could be where a lot of action is tonight. i can oaga county, where cleveland is, that's going to be heavily democratic. in fact, all of northern ohio is going to be heavily democratic. western ohio,lo angside i-75, which leads up to michigan, that's going to be strong republican turnout. and of course we have the rural areas. those are going to be interesting to watch as well. >> one of the things we heard so much in the campaigns is it's a story about unemployment, and especially in i've edpu i've pulled up the unemployment numbers, according to the bureau of labor statistics as of september 2012, and on the lower half of the state you see pretty bad unemployment, 9.4% in
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